Master Developer Shares Vision for Downtown

Gail BryantWhat's Happening

On Wednesday, leaders from LANE4 Property Group shared their vision for the Downtown Lee’s Summit Farmer’s Market Development with Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors, partners, and guests. Owen Buckley is the president of LANE4 Property Group. He said when he heard about the project downtown, he knew that he wanted to work on it. “There was no hesitation, and … Read More

LSEDC Investors Team Up on “Cool” Project

Gail BryantNew Development

Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council investors A.L. Huber General Contractor and Alpha Omega Geotech are joining forces on a 26,000 square-foot expansion at County Beverage Company on Bailey Road in Lee’s Summit.

LSEDC Takes Active Role in Workforce Development

Gail BryantWhat's Happening, Workforce

In honor of Economic Development Week, the Lee’s Summit Economic Development Council is celebrating the contributions economic development organizations (EDO) make to their communities. One of the key roles of an EDO is to attract and grow existing businesses. When companies look to relocate or expand, one of the top considerations is access to a highly-skilled workforce. That is why … Read More

Industry Leader Bennett Adds $4M High-Speed Digital Press

EDC StaffWhat's Happening

State-of-the-art equipment caps off multi-year investment for Lee’s Summit-based company LEE’S SUMMIT, MO—January 23, 2019– Bennett Packaging (dba “Bennett”), one of the largest independently-owned corrugated packaging companies in the U.S., has completed installation of its second high-speed, state-of-the-art digital printing press. The $4 million capital investment was made possible through a Chapter 100 Industrial Development Bond agreement. “A collaborative effort … Read More